Synonyms and Antonyms of den

  1. 1 the shelter or resting place of a wild animal the foxes hid in their den until the bear finally left the area Synonyms burrow, hole, house, lair, lodge Related Words nest; territory

  2. 2 a place where a person goes to hide or to avoid others an abandoned building that is often used as a den by the city's petty criminals Synonyms concealment, covert, hideout, hermitage, hideaway, hidey-hole (or hidy-hole), lair, nestRelated Words blind, cover, nook, recess; hangout, harbor, harborage, haunt, haven, redoubt, refuge, retreat, shelter

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